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MASTER SOLVERS CLUB

Scores for the February 2021 Contest

Problem A

Imps
East-West vulnerable
You, South, hold:

J 5 Q J 10 8 7 6 3 K 10 5 5
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
3 Pass4 NT*Double
Redouble5 PassPass
?

*BWS: ace-ask
BWS: no aces

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
Pass1001735
5 90833
5 40219
Double0011
6 002
else000
Problem B

Imps
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

K 2 Q 7 3 A 9 7 9 7 6 3 2
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
————1 Pass
1 NT2 2 Pass
?

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
3 1001158
3 8077
2 7052
4 6010
2 5021
2 NT4013
Pass30026
3 NT001
4 001
else001
Problem C

Imps
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

Q J 10 A J 5 4 3 2 J 9 Q 6
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——Pass1 Pass
1 Pass1 Pass
?*

*BWS: 2  game-force

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
2 1001239
2 7066
3 60226
2 50619
2 NT4017
3 4000
1 NT3001
else002
Problem D

Imps
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A J 9 7 2 A Q 3 K 10 9 8 4
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——————1
?

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
2 1001658
2 70622
Double70520
2 NT001
else000
Problem E

Matchpoints
Neither side vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A J 10 6 3 2 A K Q J 10 9 A
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
————3 Pass
?

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
3 NT1001230
3 901148
5 50113
Pass4025
4 001
4 001
4 NT001
6 001
else000
Problem F

Matchpoints
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A K 5 4 2 8 J 10 7 5 4 2 10
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
————PassPass
?

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
1 1001160
2 8079
Pass60625
2 6033
1 3004
3 1000
else000
Problem G

Imps
East-West vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A Q 6 J 9 6 5 2 J 4 3 A K
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——2 PassPass
?

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
2 1001660
Double70627
2 NT5039
Pass4024
3 001
else000
Problem H

Imps
North-South vulnerable
You, South, hold:

10 7 4 A Q 4 5 A 10 9 7 6 3
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——Pass1 2
3 *Double3 3
4 4 5 Pass
Pass5 PassPass
DoublePassPassPass

*BWS: invitational-plus raise
BWS: discouraging

What is your opening lead?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
A1001640
A60430
560415
105013
74011
94001
64000
34000
Q2010
41008
71001
101000
41000
else001
MSC CONTEST

These are the scores that were assigned to the problems, as well as the number of votes each solution received from our expert panel, and the approximate percentage of solvers' answers.

See the February issue of The Bridge World to read the panel's in-depth discussion of these contest problems—see how each expert answered and learn how they came to their decisions.